Fans loved the unconventional love story of Shrek and Fiona. The story soon came back with three more films with a super adorable Shrek family! However, there might be more to it and we have some exclusive details about it.
A Shrek Reboot Is Officially Happening! Here’s What We Know.
Apparently, a fifth Shrek reboot film is in works. However, while the announcement was made a few years ago and there’s still no new development in the ongoing project. While the Dreamworks studio pretty much confirmed the fact that the fourth film is going to be the last in the franchise, that is not the case after all.
The Shrek Reboot Is Not Going To Be A Continuation But A Different Story Altogether!
Moreover, it has been reported that Michael McCullers who has worked in the detective comedy film franchise Austin Powers, has taken on the responsibility of working on the script. While the project is happening, we do not have an official release date yet.
The fifth film as hinted by makers is not going to a continuation but rather aims to reinvent the franchise on a whole new level. Last year, it was reported by media outlets that Chris Meledandri, who is the brains behind hit animated franchise Despicable Me is looking over the fifth Shrek reboot as well. He has opened up about his plans regarding the reboot project.
Are The Familiar Actors Going To Return For The Shrek Reboot?
When asked about the future fifth project, Chris explained how they want a new outlook and not something that will look like just another film in a series of sequels. No matter how different the story is tho time, we can expect the leading characters and the actors lending their voices are going to return including Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and Antonio Banderas. With a brand new reboot project, some new animated characters might make their debut as well. That’s what we need to keep an eye on!